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majid_sabet


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From 1 to 10,(1 been the weakest ); which type of rocks are the worse for any type of bolting.

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type of rocks that are the worst for any type of bolting.

1- dust
2- sand
3- gravel
4- really really really really really really weak rocks
5- really really really really really weak rocks
6- really really really really weak rocks
7- really really really weak rocks
8- really really weak rocks
9- really weak rocks
10- weak rocks


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On a Scale of 1-10 I give this thread a 1 for being the weakest thread ever. What do the rest of you think?


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shockabuku wrote:
type of rocks that are the worst for any type of bolting.

1- dust
2- sand
3- gravel
4- really really really really really really weak rocks
5- really really really really really weak rocks
6- really really really really weak rocks
7- really really really weak rocks
8- really really weak rocks
9- really weak rocks
10- weak rocks

Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"


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bill413 wrote:
shockabuku wrote:
type of rocks that are the worst for any type of bolting.

1- dust
2- sand
3- gravel
4- really really really really really really weak rocks
5- really really really really really weak rocks
6- really really really really weak rocks
7- really really really weak rocks
8- really really weak rocks
9- really weak rocks
10- weak rocks

Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"
Thats what I thought as well.


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docburner wrote:
bill413 wrote:
shockabuku wrote:
type of rocks that are the worst for any type of bolting.

1- dust
2- sand
3- gravel
4- really really really really really really weak rocks
5- really really really really really weak rocks
6- really really really really weak rocks
7- really really really weak rocks
8- really really weak rocks
9- really weak rocks
10- weak rocks

Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"
Thats what I thought as well.
Of course, that means it would push "weak rocks" off the list of weak rocks, but does anyone see a problem with that?


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I think that is ok, we might need to add peat as well


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I ask a simple question and I get 2Kb of garbage text in return from cyberspace

what a waste of electrons


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bill413 wrote:
shockabuku wrote:
type of rocks that are the worst for any type of bolting.

1- dust
2- sand
3- gravel
4- really really really really really really weak rocks
5- really really really really really weak rocks
6- really really really really weak rocks
7- really really really weak rocks
8- really really weak rocks
9- really weak rocks
10- weak rocks

Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"

I considered mud to be a colloidal suspension so I eliminated it from the list.Tongue


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majid_sabet wrote:
I ask a simple question and I get 2Kb of garbage text in return from cyberspace

what a waste of electrons

Not nearly as wasteful as the valuable time of mine that you wasted when I bothered to read your crappy post.


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praytell where does silt fall in this array?---


---and for that matter, the soft rock of Michael Bolton [kinda fits the question, no?]


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I have fround frozen moss to be surprisingly sound...


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majid_sabet wrote:
I ask a simple question and I get 2Kb of garbage text in return from cyberspace

what a waste of electrons
Garbage IN garbage OUT


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1-9madjidzite monzosandstanite
10-same as 1-9


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majid_sabet wrote:
I ask a simple question and I get 2Kb of garbage text in return from cyberspace

what a waste of electrons
Well, I sort of enjoyed it, so those electrons were not wasted.

In fact, I think they were really pretty sober.


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shockabuku wrote:
bill413 wrote:
Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"

I considered mud to be a colloidal suspension so I eliminated it from the list.Tongue
Oh - ok - it's a matter of definitions. That one seems reasonable. Agreed.


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1. Rock w/ microfractures (also known as DEATH ROCK)

10. Rock w/o microfractures


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majid_sabet wrote:
From 1 to 10,(1 been the weakest ); which type of rocks are the worse for any type of bolting.

1-
2- Sandstone and Breccias
3- other Sandstone and some other Breccia
4- Sandstone in Australia
5- Basalt
6-
7- Crumbly Granite
8- Solid Granite
9-
10- Quartz Monzonite


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bill413 wrote:
shockabuku wrote:
type of rocks that are the worst for any type of bolting.

1- dust
2- sand
3- gravel
4- really really really really really really weak rocks
5- really really really really really weak rocks
6- really really really really weak rocks
7- really really really weak rocks
8- really really weak rocks
9- really weak rocks
10- weak rocks

Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"
No, that would be #1, and the technical term is "Fisher Towers".


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majid_sabet wrote:
From 1 to 10,(1 been the weakest ); which type of rocks are the worse for any type of bolting.

1- any rock you want to climb
2- et al
3- et al
4- ...
5-
6-
7-
8-
9-
10-


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sungam wrote:
bill413 wrote:

Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"
No, that would be #1, and the technical term is "Fisher Towers".
Laugh


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I was put under the impression that high quality basalt is definitely better than crumbly granite, and the best basalts can be even harder than good quality granite.

Consult this chart: http://www.geocities.com/unforbidden_geology/rock_properties.htm


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sungam wrote:
bill413 wrote:
shockabuku wrote:
type of rocks that are the worst for any type of bolting.

1- dust
2- sand
3- gravel
4- really really really really really really weak rocks
5- really really really really really weak rocks
6- really really really really weak rocks
7- really really really weak rocks
8- really really weak rocks
9- really weak rocks
10- weak rocks

Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"
No, that would be #1, and the technical term is "Fisher Towers".
I didn't think it was that bad. I've only done one route there though.


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chossmonkey wrote:
sungam wrote:
bill413 wrote:
Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"
No, that would be #1, and the technical term is "Fisher Towers".
I didn't think it was that bad. I've only done one route there though.
What route? Ancient Art?


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sungam wrote:
chossmonkey wrote:
sungam wrote:
bill413 wrote:
Wait, shouldn't #4 be "mud?"
No, that would be #1, and the technical term is "Fisher Towers".
I didn't think it was that bad. I've only done one route there though.
What route? Ancient Art?
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